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1, Bromyard Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1884 / 52°11'18"N

Longitude: -2.2349 / 2°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 384034

OS Northings: 254485

OS Grid: SO840544

Mapcode National: GBR 1G3.RS3

Mapcode Global: VH92T.68T7

Entry Name: 1, Bromyard Road

Listing Date: 29 June 1982

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488625

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: St John

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: St John in Bedwardine

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8454SW BROMYARD ROAD
620-1/19/142 (South side)
29/06/82 No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JOHN'S
St John's Vicarage)

II

Large house. Was vicarage now mixed use, clinic, parish office,
and residential. 3 main phases of development, early C17, C18/C19
and C19/C20. C17 core of the building, adjoining the church (qv)
is part timber-frame with brick and wattle-and-daub infill to
small square panels, clasped purlins; part brick; some stone
window surrounds; all under a plain clay tile roof; SE gable is
parapeted. Tall brick gable-end stack with corbelled top and
pots. PLAN: Possibly originally 'H', now approx. 'T' plan; 4
truss positions identified in north-wing, suggesting 3 bay
building including one narrow (staircase?) bay. Two-storeys. 2
first-floor windows to N (rear) elevation; none of the early
elevations remain either visible or unaltered so pattern of
original fenestration unclear; now mainly timber side-hung
casements plus mullion and transom windows to SE corner.
Principal elevation probably would have been to SE, entrance now
from NW via open porch and 6-panel door.
INTERIOR: Retains late C17/early C18 staircase with slender
turned balusters, substantial moulded handrail, and flat moulded
caps to newel posts. Exposed jowl posts on upper floor; bolection
moulded fireplace surround. Black and white tiling to part of
ground-floor. Double purlin roof with trenched purlins.
HISTORICAL NOTE: from map evidence, phase of extension to church
(qv) and vicarage post 1886, pre 1928. (N A D Molyneux: The
Vicarage, St. John's, Worcester SO 84055449: 1979-).

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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